Goodworth Clatford, Upper Clatford and Anna Valley

The parish of Goodworth Clatford is covers and large, narrow area sloping down the Anton valley and up to Harewood Forest in the East. Delightful thatched cottages border the road that runs through Goodworth Clatford and Upper Clatford, which abuts the Southern edge of Andover. The name Goodworth comes from the Saxon settlement, "Goda's Enclosure". By the time of the Domesday survey it had become "Godorde" and was held by the nuns of nearby Wherwell Priory. St Peter's Church has elements of Norman building and decoration, 13th and 14th century additions, right through to the 19th Century. The tower has an active team of bellringers.

Pictured, the nave and chancel at St Peter's; the chancel arch dates from the 12th century - photograph reproduced, by permission, from Allan Soedring's fine collection of photos of English architecture (http://www.astoft.co.uk/).

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News
 
13 Mar 2015 Packed House for CADS Production of Will You?
4 Oct 2014 Community Shop celebrates 10th Anniversary
6 Sep 2014 Sir George opens Littleworld Day Nurseries
22 Feb 2014 Sir George vows to help Treerunners
21 Dec 2013 Scouts raise Funds at Sainsburys
29 Jun 2013 Candlelight Opera raises Thousands for Cystic Fibrosis Research
2 Jun 2013 New Playground opened at Goodworth Clatford
6 May 2013 Hurstbourne Priors and Upper Clatford & Anna Valley hold May Fairs
16 Mar 2013 CADS perform the Pirates
24 Nov 2012 Burdock Valley Players perform Beauty and The Beast
28 Sep 2012 Macmillan Coffee Mornings in NW Hants
15 Sep 2012 Andover MS raises Funds with Jazz
16 Jun 2012 CADS presents Who You Gonna Call (1)
16 Jun 2012 CADS presents Who You Gonna Call (2)
4 Jun 2012 Goodworth Clatford celebrates Jubilee
4 Jun 2012 Upper Clatford celebrates Jubilee
2 Jun 2012 All Saints celebrates Diamond Jubilee
2 Jun 2012 Seen on Jubilee Day
27 May 2012 Dedication of Solar Panels at All Saints
7 May 2012 Upper Clatford & Anna Valley hold May Fayre
30 Sep 2011 Coffee Morning held at Farleigh
14 May 2011 Sir George opens Quilt Exhibition
2 May 2011 Upper Clatford and Anna Valley hold Wild West May Fayre
29 Apr 2011 Goodworth Clatford holds Street Party
12 Mar 2011 CADS put on The Empire
24 Sep 2010 Macmillan Coffee Morning at Farleigh raises Funds
30 Aug 2010 Goodworth Clatford holds Village Fete
22 May 2010 Greening Goodworth Clatford
23 Dec 2009 Clatfords say Farewell to Popular Postman
4 Dec 2009 Sir George presents Cup to Shop Personality of the Year
10 Oct 2009 Lady Young helps raise funds for All Saints Church, Upper Clatford
2 Oct 2009 Sir George visits Waste Water Treatment Plant at Fullerton
25 Sep 2009 Sir George visits Macmillan Coffee Mornings
31 Aug 2009 Goodworth Clatford holds Fete and Flower Show
27 Jun 2009 Clatford Churches hold Flower Festival
4 May 2009 Upper Clatford and Anna Valley hold May Fayre
15 Mar 2009 All Saints Church thanks Organist
22 Nov 2008 Local Parishes host Environmental Summit
26 Sep 2008 Macmillan Coffee Morning held at Farleigh School
17 Sep 2008 Sir George visits Fullerton Wastewater Treatment Works
30 Aug 2008 Upper Clatford hold Flower Show
26 Aug 2008 The last of the fetes
13 Jun 2008 CADS presents Who Goes There?
5 May 2008 Upper Clatford and Anna Valley hold May Fayre (2)
5 May 2008 Upper Clatford and Anna Valley hold May Fayre
4 May 2008 Goodworth Clatford raises Funds for Gurkha Trust
26 Oct 2007 Sir George visits Goodworth Clatford Post Office
28 Sep 2007 Sir George backs the World's Biggest Coffee Morning
24 Aug 2007 Airfield Campaign holds a Third Public Meeting
10 Aug 2007 County Councillor weighs in against Tesco
8 Aug 2007 The politicians talk to the camera
8 Aug 2007 Tesco Protest hits the TV News
4 Aug 2007 Andover Airfield Campaign build up Momentum
1 Aug 2007 Penton Grafton Parish Council host Public meeting on Airfield
30 Jul 2007 North West Hants Conservatives hold Golf Day
7 May 2007 Upper Clatford and Anna Valley hold May Fayre
10 Mar 2007 Goodworth Clatford perform the Creation
3 Mar 2007 CADS produce Good Morning
9 Dec 2006 Sir George watches the Railway Children
28 Nov 2006 Sir George backs Clatford Quiz - download it here!
29 Sep 2006 Bishop consecrates new school gates in Goodworth Clatford
23 Jul 2006 Andover League of Friends hold Fundraising Barbecue
1 Jul 2006 St Peters Church, Goodworth Clatford, raises funds for Spire repairs
16 Jun 2006 Clatford Amateur Dramatic Society perform Moroccan Twist
16 Jun 2006 Clatford Conservatives hold Summer drinks
1 May 2006 Upper Clatford holds Medieval Fayre
18 Feb 2006 Goodworth Clatford launch Riverside Project
3 Nov 2005 Tories hold Anna Ward in By-Election
25 Oct 2005 Goodworth Clatford Youth Group visit Westminster
30 Sep 2005 Sir George visits Macmillan Coffee at Farleigh
13 Sep 2005 Sir George pays tribute to Cllr Margot Townsend
29 Aug 2005 The Youngs visit the Goodworth Clatford Fete
14 Jul 2005 Newbury MP addresses North West Hants Patrons
2 Jul 2005 Upper Clatford Village Hall is re-opened
2 May 2005 The campaign visits Hurstbourne Priors and Upper Clatford
12 Feb 2005 Goodworth Clatford puts on its own Awards Ceremony
2 Oct 2004 Former Mayor re-opens Clatford Shop
24 Sep 2004 Sir George joins Macmillan Organisers for Coffee
3 May 2004 Upper Clatford & Anna Valley hold May Fayre
19 Mar 2004 Sir George unveils plaque at Clatford School
16 Jan 2004 Sir George warns on local income tax (Test Valley version)
10 Jan 2004 Ensemble Champagne perform in Upper Clatford
18 Oct 2003 Clatford School hold Fundraising Ball
23 Sep 2003 Andover meeting discussed village flooding
25 Aug 2003 Two villages hold fetes
5 Jul 2003 Sir George talks to Clatford Conservaties
5 May 2003 Upper Clatford holds May Fayre
21 Mar 2003 Health & Beauty Day at Hampshire Golf Club
17 Jan 2003 Sir George visits Redrice Health & Fitness
22 Nov 2002 Clatford School launches Appeal
9 Nov 2002 Packed House for Clatford Amateur Dramatic Society
27 Sep 2002 Farleigh School hosts Macmillan Coffee Morning
14 Sep 2002 Sir George opens Living Arts and Crafts Fair in Andover
26 Aug 2002 The Last of the Summer Fetes
6 Jul 2002 Clatford Tories hold Garden Party
5 Jul 2002 Sir George attacks Government planning proposals
22 Jun 2002 Portway and Clatford Schools hold fete
4 Jun 2002 More Jubilee Celebrations
30 May 2002 Barnardos Golf Day raises over £3000
 
Local Links
 
Goodworth Clatford Village Site
The village site also includes the Parish Counci site. There's a useful diary section.
Tesco proposals - your views
Page showing the current results of online poll
Upper Clatford Parish Council
The parish council maintains web pages at the HantsNet site. The index suggests that one might find meetings information, local history and other local information, but at 21 March 2002 only the councillor details were found.
History of St Peter's Church
An interesting page at Rootsweb.
Clatford Primary School
The school has an attractive and extensive website.
Bellringers
Information at Hantsweb about Clatford Church Bellringers.
Crop circle at Goodworth Clatford, May 1996
Here's a photograph from a time when the area was in the national press at the height of interest in the crop circles phenomenon.

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